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Walnuts contain 3,800 milligrams of linoleic acid and 9,080 milligrams of alpha-linolenic acid per 100 grams.
Chia has the highest known percentage of alpha-linolenic acid, and the highest combined alpha-linolenic and linoleic fatty acid percentage of all the crops.
Zipes: Walnuts and walnut oil are good sources of two essential unsaturated fatty acids, alpha-linolenic acid and linoleic acid, along with plant protein and other important vitamins and minerals.
It is especially vital that our diet include the omega fatty acids linoleic acid and alpha-linolenic acid. These are called essential fatty acids, because the body cannot make them on its own (some omega-3 fatty acids can be made from alpha-linolenic acid, but not efficiently).
Drinking just half a pint a day of organic milk as part of a healthy balanced diet gives a useful additional source of this Omega 3 fatty acid, as it provides approximately 10% of the recommended daily intake [RDI] of essential n-3 fatty acid, alpha-linolenic acid. Eating a matchbox-sized piece of organic cheese will give you up to 88% of your RDI of this Omega 3 fatty acid.'
Alpha-linolenic acid, the principal dietary omega 3 fatty acid in most Western diets, is abundant in fats and oils, as well as in some leafy vegetables.
WASHINGTON -- Men with a high intake of alpha-linolenic acid from either animal or vegetable sources had an increased risk of metastatic prostate cancer compared with men with a lower intake, Dr.
The newer 1,000-patient study demonstrated that an Indo-Mediterranean diet rich in fruit, nuts, vegetables, whole grains, mustard seed oil, and other sources of alpha-linolenic acid was associated with a markedly lower cardiovascular event rate than the NCEP step 1 diet (Lancet 360[9344]:1455-61, 2002).
These are the so-called essential fatty acids (EFAs) and are usually referred to as omega 6 (linoleic acid, C18:2 w6) and omega 3 (alpha-linolenic acid, C18:3 w3).
The canola-oil-based margarine used in the study was higher in linoleic acid (16.4% vs 8.6%) and alpha-linolenic acid (4.8% vs 0.6%) than olive oil, which is typically used in the Mediterranean diet.
Instead, they were told to use only canola and olive oils, and an experimental canola oil-based margarine rich in an omega-3 fatty acid called alpha-linolenic acid. Compared with the volunteers on the AHA-style diet, those following the Mediterranean diet got significantly more alpha-linolenic acid in their diets.
A 100-gram serving has about 300 to 400 milligrams of alpha-linolenic acid 10 times more than spinach, the researchers found.